tbm - its more like putting black gaffer tape over a small cute fluffy white kitten's mouth.
I doubt Topy could make much difference to shoes getting wet - unless your soles are vacuuming water up by capillary action.
(Topy's virtue is it protects soles from wear, but just as important its easy to take off and replace, with minimal skills required, as it wears) -
I was trolling. Huge trolling. Please let's not write about Topy vs No Topy for another 50 pages, minimum...